Equivalent

  • (noun): The atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen.
    Synonyms: equivalent weight, combining weight, eq
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on equivalent:

Equivalent Weight
... Equivalent weight (also known as gram equivalent) is a term which has been used in several contexts in chemistry ... Equivalent weight has the dimensions and units of mass, unlike atomic weight, which is dimensionless ... Equivalent weights were originally determined by experiment, but (insofar as they are still used) are now derived from molar masses ...
Muscogee Language - Orthography
... Here are the (approximately) equivalent sounds using familiar English words and the IPA Spelling Sound (IPA) English equivalent a aː ~ a like the "a" in father c t ... vowel sequences, whose spellings match their phonetic makeup Spelling Sound (IPA) English equivalent eu iʊ similar to the exclamation "ew!" ...
Inigo Campioni - Interwar Years
... flag rank in 1932, being promoted to contrammiraglio (equivalent to commodore) and was promoted again to ammiraglio di divisione (equivalent to rear admiral) in 1934 ... Campioni was promoted to ammiraglio di squadra (equivalent to vice admiral) in 1936 and in 1938 he assumed the post of Deputy Chief of Staff of the Navy ...
The Carbon Trust - Equivalent Scheme
... can also demonstrate early action through an 'equivalent mark' Carbon Trust Equivalent Scheme Document ...
Thai Royal And Noble Titles - Feudal Lifetime Titles For Male Commoners (all Obsolete) - Nai
... Nowadays used as an equivalent for Mister, with Nang Sao (นางสาว) the equivalent of Miss and Nang (นาง) the equivalent of Mrs ...

More definitions of "equivalent":

  • (adj): Being essentially equal to something.
    Example: "A wish that was equivalent to a command"
    Synonyms: tantamount
  • (adj): Equal in amount or value.
    Example: "Equivalent amounts"
    Synonyms: like, equal, same
  • (noun): A person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc.
    Example: "Send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps"

Famous quotes containing the word equivalent:

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    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe.
    Iris Murdoch (b. 1919)

    Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy.
    Anita Brookner (b. 1938)